Research Associate – Calgary

Come join our growing Calgary team!  Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government and heritage groups.  We are looking to expand our Calgary research team with a talented, enthusiastic Researcher.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MA graduate to get your feet wet in the world of historical services.  As a Know History associate, you’ll conduct file review, archival and genealogical research, document management, and data entry. You’ll participate in regular team meetings, and your enthusiasm and ideas will be a vibrant contribution to our up-beat, collaborative culture.

The successful candidate will have,

  • A Master’s Degree in History or another similar discipline.
  • Some Knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous history.
  • Have strong writing skills (plain language is essential!).
  • Be detail-oriented.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office.
  • Be eligible to apply for GOC Security Clearance

We value quick learners and team players – people who are willing to pitch in and help out, no matter the task.

Some fieldwork may be required.

If this sounds like you, then please send us your CV (2 pages max) and a cover letter that tells us, in 350 words or less, how your past academic and work experience has made you:

  • a meticulous researcher,
  • a resourceful high achiever, and
  • passionate about history.

Please include two references and send your application to

Only candidates who meet the criteria outlined in this advertisement will be selected for an interview. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those selected will be contacted.

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